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Twins due very soon, really panicking

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SoonToBeSix Sun 23-Feb-14 13:50:15

I am being induced with my identical twin girls in less than two weeks am quite scared. Pregnancy was planned but still haven't got over the shock of two babies.
I have four other children youngest is only 18 months and he is quite full on.
I don't know anyone with twins near where I live ( Liverpool) does anyone know of any twin clubs or ways to get in contact with other mums.
Please tell me it will all be fine and I will cope as I feel quite tearful and anxious.

MultipleMama Wed 26-Feb-14 02:25:16

Good luck! smile

Madlizzy Wed 26-Feb-14 14:14:04

Best of luck! Mine were born at 33wks2days, with a 3 week stay in special care. They were weeny though, so it's no indication that yours will need that long.

SoonToBeSix Wed 26-Feb-14 16:50:35

Thanks, the twins Anastasi a and Hop e were born yesterday around 9.30pm. One twin is in intensive care as she needs a line to remove some of her blood due to undiagnosed twin to twin transfusion syndrome and help with breathing. Other twin is in high dependancy but had to have a blood transfusion as she had severe anaemia. They are both doing well though. Thanks for supportive messages.

beachesandbuckets Wed 26-Feb-14 18:32:13

Congratulations, and well done. Hope your little babies are well enough to go home with you soon, and that you are having thr opportunity to rest x

Madlizzy Wed 26-Feb-14 20:14:29

Congratulations to you all. What did they weigh?

SoonToBeSix Wed 26-Feb-14 21:18:41

Thanks, 4lb 4 and 3lb 7 so good weights.

neversleepagain Wed 26-Feb-14 21:25:15

Congratulations. Lovely names smile thanks

Madlizzy Thu 27-Feb-14 13:20:41

Not bad weights at all. Hope they settle quickly for you and special care train them before sending them home, like they did with my three.

Callofthewild Thu 27-Feb-14 14:48:02

Congratulations, what lovely names and good weights too for 34 weeks.

It will be hard but at the same time for me it is the most fantastic thing I have ever done. Don't worry if you don't have much help or routine (I have neither, other than approx 3 hour feeds) as it is still doable without these things!

Franchini Thu 27-Feb-14 22:40:02

Hi sorry for the delay! South Wales! I'm being induce next Friday. Yippee can't wait!

Franchini Thu 27-Feb-14 22:40:54

Ooh congrats by the way! How are you getting along so far? X

chickenoriental Fri 28-Feb-14 20:18:48

Huge congratulations!

Hope you're getting along ok?

OiMissus Sun 02-Mar-14 19:17:59

I hope you are all doing well.

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